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Cracker Barrel

Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cracker Barrel is generally consistent and this meal was no exception. The food was good and the waitress was efficient. I’ll always go back.

Thank cazlyn7
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The four of us decided to go here for breakfast. Most had the Old Timers, but I always get the baked apples, cheesy potatoes and biscuit. I order tea because I am not fond of their coffee. There weren't too many in the restaurant so...More

Thank JMoore55
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I love Cracker Barrel! Every single time I eat breakfast the meals are delicious! This time I got a ton of food for a great price! The service was fantastic!

Thank jtamez2018
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

First of I want to say, the food was good, however the wait to get our food was borderline ridiculous. Not sure if they had several people call in sick or what happened, but I have never ever have waited over an hour to get...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The noisy atmosphere of rattling dishes,and 100 coversations bouncing off the walls was enough for me. I had Roast Beef Mashed,and a vegie. They need a differnt cook!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Hadn't been here for awhile, and never quite get the popularity of Cracker Barrel. It's just OK to us. Portions seemed to be small; nothing we ordered was an exceptional value. Taste overall just OK - nothing I couldn't cook at home, and when I...More

Thank TRAVELER81967
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Cracker Barrel has such a wide variety from healthy to extremely fattening so it’s hard not to find something great to eat

Thank mooshie0227
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly waitress which is always great when dining out. The food is great! The fireplace sets a nice atmosphere.

Thank K S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I ate here for lunch on my Birthday, but it was a Sunday, so there was a line for tables. Since I was alone, I only had to wait 10 minutes, but there were parties of as many as 19 that were being seated before...More

Thank radtech97
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

No matter where you travel you will find Cracker Barrel . The food is always good. You can try a good selection of foods. They remind you of what grandma used to make. They are always clean but the gift shop in usually crowed.

Thank Kurt R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
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